Asked by: Jinwei Barneo
asked in category: General Last Updated: 8th May, 2020

How often should I water my elephant ear plant?

(Pot fully submerged.) Containers will need to be watered daily during the summer. Plan on giving plants at least 2-3 inches of water per week. Fertilizing: Elephant ears are heavy eaters, as well as drinkers.

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Considering this, do elephant ear plants need a lot of water?

Elephant ears are water-loving plants. They need at least moist, organically rich soil, but constantly moist soil is preferable, especially in warm months. You can decrease your watering schedule for the plants in winter, when they don't need as much water as they do other times of the year.

Beside above, why are my elephant ear leaves turning yellow? Watering. Yellow spots on your elephant ear plant can indicate a problem with watering, says Ingstrom. Very large yellow spots at the edges of the leaves indicate lack of water, but smaller yellow spots closer to the roots of the plants indicate too much water.

Also to know, how do you take care of an elephant ear plant indoors?

Upright elephant ears (Alocasia) can be brought indoors and grown as houseplants. Keep the plants in bright, indirect light and keep the soil consistently moist, not wet. To see a video about digging, splitting and storing elephant ear bulbs click HERE.

Why is my elephant ear plant dripping water?

Watering: Soil should be maintained evenly moist but not saturated. Water when the soil starts to feel a little dry. If your Elephant Ear plant gets too much water, it will let you know by “weeping” or dripping water from the tip of the leaf.

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